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Thierry Baudet of  Forum voor Democratie (Forum for Democracy) during provincial elections night in Zeist, the Netherlands. Photograph: Bart Maat/EPA

An upstart populist party shocked the Dutch political establishment by winning the most votes in provincial elections after a preliminary count in the(...)

It was what prime minister Mark Rutte called an “evening in which the Netherlands, after Brexit, after the American elections, said ‘stop’ to the wron(...)

Jesse Klaver of GroenLinks party during election night in Amsterdam. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

It is far too early to say whether Jesse Klaver’s GreenLeft will be a party of government for the first time in its history. But for the youngest ever(...)

 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during election night in The Hague, The Netherlands, 15 March 2017. Rutte’s center-right VVD party has won the most seats in the parliamentary elections . EPA/JERRY LAMPEN

Mark Rutte, the centre-right Dutch prime minister, described Wednesday’s parliamentary elections as continental Europe’s first test in 2017 of the ant(...)

 Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte whose  governing centre-right VVD party easily beat the anti-immigration party of Geert Wilders in an election. Photograph: EPA

Dutch centre-right prime minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offeri(...)

Voters fill in their ballots at a voting station at The Hague on Wednesday as polls open across The Netherlands. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Polling booths have opened across the Netherlands in parliamentary elections. The election is being closely watched as a possible indicator of the st(...)

 German minister for foreign affairs Sigmar Gabriel  and Austrian chancellor Christian Kern  deliver a press statement after a meeting in Vienna. Photograph: Herbert Neubauer/AFP/Getty Images

Austrian chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a European Union-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having indiv(...)

Geert Wilders says if he wins the popular vote and is excluded from government it will be patently undemocratic. Photograph: Martijn Beekman /AFP/Getty Images

The most depressing thing about the controversial suggestion by Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte recently that immigrants who no longer like living in (...)

Party of Freedom  leader Geert Wilders  in Koblenz, Germany, last month. File photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders said on Sunday that promises by other parties not to work with him would be quickly forgotten if, as expect(...)

 Commuters wait at  a voting tent  at the Central Station in Utrecht,  Netherlands,  April 6th, 2016, for the Dutch referendum on  the association agreement between the EU and Ukraine. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/EPA

The outcome of a non-binding Dutch referendum on broader European Union ties with Ukraine was too close to call on Wednesday, with a vital turnout thr(...)

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